NEW ORLEANS, LA - JANUARY 06: Rudy Fernandez #5 of the Denver Nuggets shoots the ball over Marco Belinelli #8 of the New Orleans Hornets at the New Orleans Arena on January 6, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Nuggets defeated the Hornets 96-88. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
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Denver Nuggets guard Rudy Fernandez underwent successful back surgery on Thursday, the team announced:
Nuggets G Rudy Fernandez underwent successful back surgery today during a procedure performed by Dr. Sanjay Jantana.
Fernandez, who is expected to be out for the remainder of the regular season, missed 12 games due to a lower back strain, and the injury flared up against Dallas on March 19, prompting further evaluation.
Fernandez played in just four games in the month of March. He averaged 8.6 points, 2.4 assists and 2.1 rebounds in 31 games for Denver this season.
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